Heating & Cooling
Heating is the biggest energy consumer in most Nova Scotian homes. Save money and energy by upgrading to:
- Heat pumps
- Wood or pellet furnaces and stoves
- Electric Thermal Storage units
- Programmable thermostats and more
Pamela and James recently replaced four regular thermostats in their home with programmable ones. Now their home heats up and cools down on its own, based on their weekly schedule. They are no longer wasting heat and energy when they aren’t home, and can set the temperature to be perfect as soon as they step in the door.
Annual Savings: They now save $100 on yearly heating bills since switching to programmable thermostats.
Save up to 40% on heating costs by taking advantage of Time-of-Day rates. Get heat when you need it and save money while you sleep.
Home smart home. Smart thermostats learn your routine and adjust to create the perfect home temperature. Learn more about smart thermostats here.
Install a smart thermostat and control your baseboard heating with your phone. You could save up to $150 on your annual power bill.
Why heat your home when you don’t need to? Program these thermostats to warm the house when you’re home, not when you’re out or asleep.
Solar air heaters capture heat from sunlight, a renewable energy source that’s surprisingly abundant in Nova Scotia, and uses it to heat your home.
Pellet furnaces are good for the environment, and good for your wallet. Keep your home warm, and heating dollars local with sustainable pellets made right here in Nova Scotia.
Wood can reduce your heating bill by up to 60%. Use a sustainable, carbon-neutral fuel source made right here in Nova Scotia.
Rebates and financing to help you switch from electric heat to an energy efficient heat pump—and start saving money.
Sustainably fuelled wood and pellet stoves heat your home and help the environment as well as your wallet.
This product helps retain heat from your indoor air system, drawing fresh air in and sending stale air out.
Home Heating Tool
Two thirds of Nova Scotians do not heat with electricity. Answer the questions below for energy saving tips to help you reduce your energy use and better understand your heating system.
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